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Poster, Gefunden 1963 auf der Straβe zwischen Bethlehem und Beit Jala, 1971

This is a Poster. It was designed by Dan Friedman and Wolfgang Weingart. It is dated 1971 and we acquired it in 1997. Its medium is lithograph on off-white paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

This object was donated by Ken Friedman. It is credited Gift of Ken Friedman.

Its dimensions are

65.1 × 48.5 cm (25 5/8 × 19 1/8 in.)

It is inscribed

Printed in plate in black ink, top center: Sammlung Weingart Printed below in black ink, larger: Gefunden 1963/ auf der Straβe zwischen/ Bethlehem und Beit Jala Printed in plate in black ink, far left: 2.-/ [underlined] Gedruckt/ und tyop-/ graphiert/ für/ Sie. Printed in plate in black ink, right of “Sie,” smaller: Auflage: 200 Exemplare/ Beiträge zue Fragen der visuellen Gestaltung 20 CH 4001 Basle 1 | Switzerland P.O.B 34/ ©1971 by W. Weingart. Basle | Switzerland Printed in Switzerland Printed in plate in black ink, bottom: Zum Aufhängen/ und einmal wegwefen./ Für eine schwei-/ zerische, internationale Hilfsorganisation. Printed in plate in black in, in 2 columns [column 1]: The above child’s pencil draw-/ ing was found on the street be-/ tween Bethlehem and Beit Jala/ in 1963 by the German teacher,/ Felix Theis. The original was/ [column 2]: then photographed in Jordan, enlarged and reproduced by W. Weingart./ In all probability, the child’s drawing depicts a Bedouin woman of the/ Jordan Desert. [bold]: The proceeds from the sale of 150 posters will be/ donated to a Swiss International Aid Foundation. Printed in plate in black ink, bottom margin, left: [logo, four dots in a square] Conception & Design [bold] Weingart Printed in plate in black ink, bottom margin, right: 2. Serie: Plakat 151—200

Cite this object as

Poster, Gefunden 1963 auf der Straβe zwischen Bethlehem und Beit Jala, 1971; Designed by Dan Friedman and Wolfgang Weingart; USA; lithograph on off-white paper; 65.1 × 48.5 cm (25 5/8 × 19 1/8 in.); Gift of Ken Friedman; 1997-19-173

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